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Whitmer, Republicans reach supplemental budget deal

As the Legislature’s action draws to a close this year, both chambers made moves Tuesday to finalize a long-awaited post-budget deal reached between Gov....

Inman found not guilty on lying to FBI, mistrial declared on...

After more than 12 hours of deliberations, a jury has declared state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) not guilty of lying to the FBI. Meanwhile,...

Students, lawmakers push for bipartisan college affordability bills championed by Whitmer

Efforts to tackle community college affordability in Michigan have stalled since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer highlighted the issue in her State of the State address...

Defense bill bars PFAS in firefighting foam in 5 years, but...

A compromise over a critical national defense bill includes some actions on PFAS, but some Democrats and environmentalists say it doesn't go far enough. Both...

Dems, Trump declare victory on massive trade deal, but some Michigan...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats have worked out key differences with the President Trump administration over a massive trade deal, allowing both sides to...

Democrats’ impeachment articles: Trump abused power, obstructed Congress

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.  Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) joined U.S. House...

It’s been a big year for criminal justice reform in Michigan....

These days, it’s hard for Democrats and Republicans to agree on much. But this term, criminal justice reform has emerged as a rare area...

Susan J. Demas: Pundits keep telling Dems 2020 is the ‘No...

Eleven years ago, Barack Obama ran an electrifying campaign of “hope and change” and won in a modern landslide, thanks to a young, diverse...

Peters, Stabenow sign letter telling Trump to fire Stephen Miller

WASHINGTON — Both of Michigan’s Democratic U.S. senators joined 26 of their colleagues on Monday demanding that President Donald Trump fire White House immigration...

Jury still deliberating in Inman trial

The fate of state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) now rests in the hands of 12 jurors, who began deliberations on the federal corruption case...

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